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=== Smartline Lite ===
Author URI:
Theme URI:
Contributors: themezee
Tags: two-columns, custom-background, custom-colors, custom-header, custom-menu,  editor-style, rtl-language-support, blog, news, featured-image-header, featured-images, flexible-header, full-width-template, sticky-post, threaded-comments, translation-ready, theme-options, one-column, left-sidebar, right-sidebar, three-columns
Requires at least: 5.2
Tested up to: 5.5
License: GPLv2 or later
License URI:

Smartline Lite is a perfect theme for news and magazine websites as well as simple blogs.

== Description ==

Smartline Lite is a perfect theme for news and magazine websites as well as simple blogs. The responsive design with bold colors and smart lines looks great on any device. The main highlight of Smartline is the flexible and widgetized front page template which allows you to create a magazine-styled homepage with ease.

For more information about Smartline Lite please go to

== Installation ==

1. In your admin panel, go to Appearance -> Themes and click the 'Add New' button.
2. Type in Smartline Lite in the search form and press the 'Enter' key on your keyboard.
3. Click on the 'Activate' button to use your new theme right away.
4. Go to for a guide on how to customize this theme.
5. Navigate to Appearance > Customize in your admin panel and customize to taste.

== Changelog ==

= 1.6.5 =
* fixed lazy loading bug for slider images

= 1.6.4 =
* added new wp_body_open action hook
* improved Block Editor styling for WordPress 5.4

= 1.6.3 =
* added Skip-to-Content link for improved accessibility

= 1.6.2 =
* fixed missing slider tag bug in WordPress Block Editor

= 1.6.1 =
* added font display swap to default theme fonts

= 1.6 =
* added styling for Gutenberg blocks
* added custom color palette for Gutenberg
* added editor styling for WordPress 5.0

= 1.5 =
* added default theme fonts as local fonts
* use local fonts instead of Google fonts for GDPR compliance

= 1.4.5 =
* fixed RTL stylesheet when Sidebar Left is enabled

= 1.4.4 =
* added Magazine Homepage widgets to blog index

= 1.4.3 =
* added editor shortcuts and instant live preview for site title and tagline in Customizer
* improved styling of footer navigation menu
* changed demo links in Customizer and Theme Info

= 1.4.2 =
* fixed mobile menus on RTL language sites
* moved Theme Links to Theme Options panel dropdown

= 1.4.1 =
* added Right-to-Left language support

= 1.4.0 =
* fixed dropdown menus on mobile navigation menus

= 1.3.9 =
* fixed styling of main navigation menu with default pages

= 1.3.8 =
* added readme.txt file
* improved styling of navigation menus
* added styling for mega menu plugin
* updated tags in style.css
* fixed responsive image srcset attribute for custom header image

= 1.3.7 =
* added added alt and srcset attributes to custom header image
* added support for scroll method of Infinite Scroll
* removed theme prefixes for loading common third-party scripts
* updated theme tags in style.css

= 1.3.6 =
* added selective refresh support in customizer for sidebars and widgets
* added version numbers to wp_enqueue_style and wp_enqueue_script functions
* updated flexlider, html5shiv and Genericons

= 1.3.5 =
* added support for new custom logo feature from WordPress 4.5
* added slider speed setting to Customizer

You can upload your logo image on Appearance -> Customize -> Site Identity now.

= 1.3.4 =
* added support for Jetpack Infinite Scroll feature

= 1.3.3 =
* removed extract() function from widget files for better readable code
* changed all links to https and made them translatable

= 1.3.2 =
* added support for ThemeZee Related Posts plugin
* added category and tag descriptions on archive template
* added previous/next post navigation on single post view

= 1.3.1 =
* added basic support for wooCommerce
* added support for ThemeZee Breadcrumbs plugin
* added email icon to social menu
* added custom header image settings
* added theme links in theme options panel

= 1.3.0 =
* removed empty spaces at the end of template files
* fixed styling of 404 template
* changed CSS styling of navigation for custom navi hover color setting

= 1.2.9 =
* changed all h2 post and page titles to h1 for better SEO
* fixed postmeta styling for widget bundle

= 1.2.8 =
* added escaping for translation strings for improved security

= 1.2.7 =
* added postmeta setting to Category Posts Boxed widget
* added postmeta setting to Category Posts Columns widget
* added postmeta setting to Category Posts Grid widget
* added postmeta setting to Category Posts Horizontal widget

= 1.2.6 =
* moved additional functions from functions.php to extras.php and template-tags.php
* added theme support for Widget Bundle Addon Plugin
* removed fallback solution for new title tag feature of WordPress
* removed function_exists wrappers for action hook functions
* changed implementation of threaded comments javascript

= 1.2.5 =
* moved register_widget functions to widgets_init action hook to fix widget translation
* improved customizer sections to be translation-ready
* updated German translation file

= 1.2.4 =
* improved code of 404.php and search.php templates
* improved phrasing of all translatable text strings
* updated translation files

= 1.2.3 =
* fixed deprecating PHP4 style constructors notices in WordPress 4.3

= 1.2.2 =
* added setting to configure length of excerpts
* changed order of settings in post settings section

= 1.2.1 =
* changed search title HTML markup in search.php
* changed archive titles to use the new the_archive_title() function
* removed unnecessary template files tag.php, category.php and author.php

= 1.2.0 =
* added setting to display or hide post date
* added setting to display or hide post author
* added setting to display or hide post categories
* added setting to display or hide post tags

= 1.1.9 =
* moved featured content settings to post slider section in Customizer
* added number of posts setting for the Featured Post Slider
* added active_callback parameter to display slider controls only when slider is activated
* added and updated theme language files

= 1.1.8 =
* changed navigation.js to use our new developed responsiveMenu function
* added dropdown icons and animations for nested submenus on mobile navigation

= 1.1.7 =
* added new translation files for Spanish, French, Dutch, Italian, German and Greek
* fixed open div bug in Category Posts Grid widget when an uneven number of posts is displayed

= 1.1.6 =
* added new classes entry-title, updated and author for google microformats structure
* added comments section to fullwidth page template (of course you can still deactivate comments if you want)

= 1.1.5 =
* updated Featured Content class to new version with many code improvements
* added new setting to display featured posts in latest blog post listing
* removed unnecessary HTML markup and Genericons in theme-info.php

= 1.1.4 =
* added new Category Posts Single widget for Magazine Front Page template
* changed category dropdown setting in Category Post widgets to show empty categories

= 1.1.3 =
* changed implementation of title tag to add_theme_support method
* removed old unnecessary wp_title filter function
* fixed CSS styling of footer text, credit link and logo section

= 1.1.2 =
* added check if current user can edit theme options before displaying admin notices on frontend
* added action and filter hooks for footer text, site title and google font url
* moved credit link function to /inc/template-tags.php
* fixed linked widget titles in Category Post Widgets with "All Categories" selected

= 1.1.1 =
* added setting for deactivating google fonts in case they are not compatible with user language
* fixed ampersand escape bug in pagination links (
* fixed wrong textdomain in content-search.php

= 1.1.0 =
* improved styling of blockquotes
* updated to Genericon Font 3.3 and added new twitch and spotify icons
* added extra content-search.php template for search
* changed appearance of static pages on search template

= 1.0.9 =
* added setting to Category Posts widgets to link widget title to category archive page
* added small posts grid layout style to Category Posts Grid widget
* added number of posts and highlighting first post option to Category Post Columns widget
* added unminified version of html5shiv.min.js and jquery.flexslider-min.js
* fixed missing line spaces in paragraph styling of blockquotes

= 1.0.8 =
* fixed cache reset bug of Category Posts widgets by changing from transient caching to object caching
* changed responsive design of header area (center alignment on mobile devices)

= 1.0.7 =
* added sane defaults for widget settings
* improved performance of Category Posts widgets by adding transient caching
* updated smartline-lite.pot language file

= 1.0.6 =
* added theme option to display excerpt more text
* changed implementation of loading default Google Fonts
* changed implementation of menu icons for mobile navigation
* fixed line height bug for pre and code HTML tags
* fixed missing translations

= 1.0.5 =
* added improved way to set sane defaults for theme options
* added usage of $hook variable to load theme-info.css in admin
* changed widget titles to be translation-ready
* changed structure and organization of theme files for the Customizer
* improved usage of proper sanitization functions for data validation

= 1.0.4 =
* fixed styling of search field for Safari
* added new customizer panel for theme options
* moved all theme settings and sections to the new panel

= 1.0.3 =
* added styling for nested menu items in custom menu widget
* changed moved content_width variable to theme setup function
* fixed featured post slider not clickable on mobile phones (added missing post title)

= 1.0.2 =
Design Improvement Update
* changed new default text and title font
* changed background color of widget titles from gray to blue
* changed default color to a darker blue
* removed unnecessary Customizer Font control

= 1.0.1 =
* fixed replaced deprecated caller_get_posts parameter with ignore_sticky_posts
* fixed theme slug of default font in wp_enqueue_style function

= 1.0 =
Initial Release

== Copyright ==

Smartline Lite WordPress Theme, Copyright 2016
Smartline Lite is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.

== Ressources ==

Smartline Lite bundles the following third-party resources:

1. Images, Copyright 2013
Images such as default slider image or background image included in this theme package are created by myself and licensed under GNU GPL.
License URL of Logo / Background images:

2. Genericons, Copyright 2014 Automattic, Inc.
The theme uses the Genericons icon font for Postmeta Icons and Social Icons, which is licensed under GNU GPL.
Source URL:
License of Genericon Icon font:

2. Screenshot Photography (used on screenshot.png)
The demo photos used in screenshot.png are coming from Pixabay and are licensed under CC0 (GPL compatible).
Source URL:
Image 1:
Image 2:
Image 3:ölpastellkreiden-bunt-212297/
Image 4:
License URL:

3. Flexslider, Copyright 2012 WooThemes
The frontpage slideshow is powered by jQuery FlexSlider v2.0 by WooThemes
Free to use under the GPLv2 license:

4. Featured Content class, Copyright 2014 Twenty Fourteen theme
Smartline Lite uses the Featured Content class for the post slideshow
License of Twenty Fourteen:

5. Fonts
Default Fonts used in the theme are from the Google Font API and are GPL-compatible licensed (SIL Open Font License (OFL))


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